Advertising Rates

If you are a press, or a supplier to presses, or a dealer in contemporary fine printing, why not place your advert in front of one of the most focused audiences there is for contemporary fine printing? We accept a limited number of advertisements in each issue of Parenthesis.

Advertisers in both the US and UK editions will receive a complimentary copy of the regular issue of Parenthesis in which their ad appears.

North American Advertising
Specs and Rates

To ensure your advertisement appears as intended please send a press quality PDF. Before making the PDF, original artwork should be 1200 dpi for line art and 300 dpi for halftones at the ad’s finished size. Please include your press or business name as part of the PDF file name. Files can be mailed on CD or sent by email after establishing direct email contact with Ellen Knudsen.

9.5625 tall x 7.3125 wide inches
$300 US

FULL PAGE (facing back cover)
9.5625 tall x 7.3125 wide inches
$325 US

HALF PAGE: vertical
9.5625 tall x 3.5625 wide inches
$160 US

HALF PAGE: horizontal
4.6875 tall x 7.3125 wide inches
$160 US

4.6875 tall x 3.5625 wide inches
$95 US

*Ten percent discount for repeat ads!

To inquire or place an ad, please contact the US Advertising Secretary Ellen Knudson.

Special Rate for NA Drop-In Ads

Advertisers wishing to print their own ad, to be loosely inserted in the journal, may do so. This is an ideal way to show off your printing and advertise your book or service. The ad must

  • be printed letterpress on paper not exceeding 175 gsm
  • not exceed 7.5 × 10 inches
  • printed in an edition of 800 pieces
  • be delivered to Gaspereau Press by May 31.’
  • be shipped to Gaspereau Press at the advertisers’ own expense.

The ad will appear in the fall issue, issued each September. The price per ad is $200 US.

Note: We accept no more than 3 drop-in ads per issue. Please send a message to Ellen Knudson before printing your ad.

UK Advertising
Specs and Rates

Please supply material by e-mail in EPS, TIF, or PDF format. We encourage presses and book dealers to give information about their books, as well as simple contact details.

180mm wide x 244mm tall

HALF PAGE: vertical
87mm wide x 244mm tall

87mm wide x 120mm tall

To inquire or place an ad, please contact the UK Editor, Parenthesis.

The Small Print: US & UK

Parenthesis is printed by offset lithography in a run of approximately 700 copies. North American copies are wrapped in a letterpress-printed cover.

An invoice will be issued on publication, and we request payment within thirty days.

The FPBA reserves the right to omit, suspend or change the position of any advertisement.

The FPBA will not be liable for any loss or damage consequential upon or otherwise occasioned by error of insertion, omission, or late publication of any advertisement. We will do our best to get it right.

An advertisement is accepted on the condition that the advertiser and their agents warrant that the advertisement will not infringe any common law or statutory copyright and is not illegal or defamatory. The advertisers agree to indemnify the FPBA against any claim made against the FPBA which may arise from the publication of the advertisement.